Kanna is a professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and refining industries. His career has progressed from plant operations, process engineering, and management of a variety of oil and gas and refining projects to various executive positions culminating in a leadership role in operations management and strategic planning. Kanna is currently working as a business center managing lead for US West - Oil & Gas.
For the past several years Kanna has been a customer liaison for several major clients. Although he’s not managing projects directly anymore, he still gets to take on exciting challenges with diverse clients and varied assignments. When working with junior staff, he tells them to “understand, visualize, and confirm what your client wants or expects—and deliver. Spend some time in the field early in your career to get realistic and practical perspectives.”
Outside of work, Kanna might be spending quality time with family and friends or indulging in a good book (on paper or audio). He enjoys mentoring high school students, helping them to pick their career and get into a college of their choice. Kanna actively serves his community, and his latest goal is to increase his knowledge about investments.